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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre, Theatre Education Concentration, B.A.

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The School of Theatre and Dance  offers a B.A. in theatre. A theatre major must fulfill degree and major requirements.

Degree and Major Requirements

Degree Requirements

Program Requirements

  • General Education  41 Credit Hours 1
  • Foreign Language classes (intermediate level required)  0-14 Credit Hours 2
  • Philosophy course (in addition to General Education  courses) 3 Credit Hours
  • University electives 17-28 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (listed below) 48 Credit Hours

1 The General Education  program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
2 The foreign language requirement may be satisfied by successful completion of the second semester of the intermediate level of the student’s chosen language (typically 232) or by placing out of that language through the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures’ placement test.

Major Requirements

All students pursuing a B.A. degree in theatre must complete the core requirements.

Core Courses

Required Courses

Total: 39 Credit Hours

Concentration Courses

Theatre majors may fulfill the requirements for one or more concentrations or complete nine THEA credits not already applied to the major. 1


1 Students in concentrations receive concentration-related advising. In order to formally pursue a concentration, student must apply for the concentration, which can happen as early as the fall of sophomore year for the theatre education concentration and as early as the spring of sophomore year for the theatre studies, performance and design/technology concentrations.

Theatre Education

Students who complete the theatre education concentration earn K-12 teaching licensure in theatre. This concentration requires 12 THEA credits.

For the theatre education concentration, the following courses (20 credit hours) are required in addition to the concentration courses with THEA designations.

Recommended Schedule for Theatre Majors

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

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